Daily Archives: October 21, 2008

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NeoCube Magnetic Puzzle Review

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If you enjoy playing or manipulating puzzles, you’ll likely enjoy the NeoCube, a unique puzzle that consists of tiny magnetic spheres that allow you to twist, mold, and manipulate them to create interesting geometrical designs. The amazing part about this puzzle is how simple it can be to play, yet...

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Sonim XP1 Cell Phone Smashed With A Hammer

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Remember the Sonim XP1, the virtually indestructible cell phone?  To prove its worth, Sonim has built a new promotional site running a live feed of the XP1 undergoing a hammer smashing.  As of writing, the XP1 had endured almost 6,000 smashes and doesn’t appear to be damaged.  Don’t believe the...

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Ford Motors Builds iPhone App For Photos

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Ford has gone completely bonkers! Or have they? In an attempt to leverage the iPhone’s cool factor, Ford has built an iPhone app that enables users to enhance photos on their handset. Called the Flex Photo Lab, the app is intended to promote Ford’s 2009 Flex vehicle. Not surprisingly, Flex...

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Motorola’s V70 Becomes The Uber Expensive Aura

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It would seem that Motorola forget how badly the original V70 went over – which included a super easy to snap swivel – because they introduced an ultra spruced up version of the handset today.   Officially called the Aura, the swivel phone sports some high end goodiness for those looking...

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Asus Rolls Out 4 New LCDs: VK266H, VW266H, VK246H & VW246H

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Asus released a new set of LCDs today.  There’s nothing to go nutty over, but you’ll be glad to hear they’ve introduced two new 24-inchers (VK246H0 and VW246H) and two 25.5-incher (VK266H and VW266H).  All monitors boast a 20,000:1 contrast ratio, a 2ms response time (GTG), 1920×1200 resolution (the 24s...

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BMW Set To Introduce Electric Mini: E Mini

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The days of electric vehicles are finally upon us.  Come next year BMW plans to put 500 electric Minis on US roads.  The limited production number is a bit annoying, but in such a nascent market it’s probably financially warranted.  The all electric Mini, called the Mini E, will achieve...